1871 Census for the Bohespic Area

Allt-an-Tomanbuidhe (Tomanbuie) - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Tomanbuidhe was uninhabited during the 1871 census

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Dalriach - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Jean Robertson pauper, formerly barmaid head u/m 63y Blair Atholl
2 Donald Robertson1,2 farmer of 15 acres head u/m 35y Rannoch
Janet Robertson3-5 mother widow 80y Rannoch
Margaret Robertson6 sis u/m 34y Rannoch
Christine Cameron farm servant servant u/m 20y Argyllshire
Neil McDonald farm servant servant u/m 22y Rannoch
John McCaskill shepherd servant u/m 24y Skye
Donald McCaskill crofter visitor marr 35y Skye

1 Donald died at Dalriach on 7th August 1872, aged 47 years. Parents given as Charles Robertson, farmer, deceased, and Janet (Jessy) McGregor.
2 Donald christened 15th July 1823, Fortingall.
3 Janet christened on 30th March 1791, Fortingall.
4 Janet/Jessie/Jessey McGregor married Charles Robertson on 4th February 1816, Fortingall.
5 Jessie died at Dalriach on 30th December 1878, aged 87 years. Parents given as Peter McGregor and Margaret McGregor.
6 Margaret christened 28th December 1819, Fortingall.

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Bohespic Lodge - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

This was built in the 1860s and is first mentioned in the 1871 census

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 John Irvine1 gamekeeper head marr 35y Fortingall
Frances Irvine wife marr 39y Fortingall
James J. Irvine son u/m 2y Fortingall
Jessie Gordon adopted u/m 1y Glasgow
Margaret Cuthbertson dom. servant servant u/m 18y Kilmonivaig

1 A farmer at Dalno during the 1881 census.

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Dalno - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Duncan Douglas1,2 shoemaker head u/m 27y Blair Atholl
Christine Douglas3 housekeeper sis u/m 26y Blair Atholl
Donald Lamont4 scholar nephew u/m 11y Blair Atholl
Margaret Lamont5 scholar niece u/m 7y Blair Atholl
2 James Macnee6,7 coach smith lodger u/m 26y Dunkeld
3 Isabella Clark8 pauper,
stocking knitter
head u/m 67y Kingussie
4 Angus Robertson9,10 pauper head u/m 55y Blair Atholl
Jessie Campbell11 dressmaker sis marr 43y Blair Atholl
Elizabeth Campbell scholar niece u/m 6y Blair Atholl
5 Robert Stewart stone-brooker(?)
and fisher
head marr 66y Blair Atholl
Bell Stewart12 wife marr 72y Dalmally,
Argyllshire
Mary Stewart formerly dairymaid dau marr 24y Blair Atholl
Alexander Cameron g.son u/m 3y Blair Atholl
Eliza Stewart g.dau u/m 1y Blair Atholl
Duncan McIntyre wire fencer step-son u/m 34y Dalmally,
Argyllshire
6 Charlotte McDonald13 formerly
dom. servant
head u/m 25y Blair Atholl
Alexander Robertson son u/m 1y Blair Atholl
John McIntyre watch-maker tramp marr 50y Argyllshire
Thomas Dunn pedlar tramp marr 48y Ireland
Ann M. Dunn pedlar tramp marr 44y Ireland
7 John Anderson14-17 farmer of 18 acres head widower 63y Kenmore
John Anderson18 shopkeeper son u/m 29y Blair Atholl
John Campbell herd servant u/m 11y Blair Atholl
John Robertson farm servant servant u/m 19y Dull
Jean McPherson dom. servant servant u/m 28y Alvie,
Inverness-shire

1 Son of Donald Douglas and Catherine Stewart in Over Bohespic.
2 For the ancestry of this family, see - The Douglas family of Borenich.
3 Died of consumption 6th March 1872.
4 Donald Lamont, the son of Donald Lamont and Jane Douglas (Donald Douglas's sister) was born 23rd March 1860.
5 Margaret Lamont, the daughter of Donald Lamont and Jane Douglas (Donald Douglas's sister) was born 6th March 1864.
6 Son of James Macnee, coachbuilder, and Margaret Sim.
7 James Macnee, aged 28 years, in Dalcroy of Foss married Catherine Douglas (daughter of Donald Douglas and Catherine Stewart in Over Bohespic), aged 29 years, on 14th March 1873 at Pitlochry.
8 Illegitimate daughter of William Clark and Ann McPherson, born 30th September 1810, Kingussie. Died at Bohespic 24th April 1887.
9 'Blind Angus', son of John Robertson and Jane Campbell of Dalno.
10 For further information on this family, see - John Robertson of Dalno
11 John Robertson's daughter Janet (Jessie) married Duncan Campbell in the early 1850s, although the marriage has not been located in the OPRs. She died at Blairbuie in Strathtummel on 26th August 1900, aged 75 years. The death certificate was witnessed by her daughter Ann McGlashan. Duncan Campbell, died at Blairbuie on 29th April 1887, aged 61 years. There is a monument to Duncan and Jessie Campbell of Blairbuie in the churchyard of Blair Atholl.
12 Possibly Isabella Sinclair of Dalno who married Robert Stewart of Dalno on 12th November 1843.
13 Daughter of Alexander McDonald and Margaret McGregor of Dalno. (see 1861 census).
14 Born at Weem 7th December 1806, the son of John Anderson and Ann Campbell who married 8th September 1799, Weem.
15 John Anderson, in Laggan, parish of Fortingall married Elizabeth McGlashan of Kinloch parish on 10th November 1833.
16 Elizabeth McGlashan, daughter of Alexander McGlashan, farmer, and Elizabeth Carr (i.e. Kerr). Died 26th December 1866.
17 Alexander McGlashan in Runmore married Lizie Kerr of Cnappaig on 30th December 1801, Blair Atholl.
18 John, born 27th June 1841.

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Nether (Lower) Bohespic - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Peter Robertson1 farmer of 26 acres head u/m 58y Blair Atholl
John Robertson2 farmer bro u/m 57y Blair Atholl
Janet Robertson3 cook sis u/m 60y Blair Atholl
Caterine Robertson sis u/m 49y Blair Atholl
Alexander Stewart farm servant servant u/m 17y Rannoch
Ann McIntosh dom. servant servant u/m 16y Blair Atholl

1 Peter, born 28th March 1812, son of John Robertson of Nether Bohespic and Katherine Stewart of Mualichbeg, Glen Fender, who married on 7th March 1803.
2 John, born 6th March 1815. Died, unmarried, 24th May 1872.
3 Janet, born 12th November 1808.

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Tighnacoille - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 James Menzies1 crofter and
road surface man
head u/m 33y Blair Atholl
Catherine Campbell2,3 dom. servant sis u/m 42y Blair Atholl
Ann Stewart4 mother u/m 70y Blair Atholl
Catherine McGregor scholar neice u/m 10y Blair Atholl
John McGregor scholar nephew u/m 7y Blair Atholl
Alexander McGregor nephew u/m 3y Blair Atholl
2 William McGregor5 crofter and
hand-loom weaver
head u/m 55y Blair Atholl
3 Patrick Livingstone6-8 fisher and labourer head marr 60y Poolewe
Charlotte Livingstone9,10 wife marr 60y Blair Atholl

1 Helen (Ellen) Douglas, the daughter of Donald Douglas and Catherine Stewart in Over Bohespic had an illegitimate son, Robert, on 6th November 1864. The father was James Menzies of Tighnacoille. A couple of years later, on 9th July 1869 at The Grey Hound Hotel in Perth. she married Alexander Robertson who farmed Nethertown of Duntaulich on the south side of Loch Tummel. Sadly, within a few years she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and died at Duntaulich on 19th November 1880. Her husband not only looked after her son Robert Menzies, but also took in her aged father Donald Douglas, who died at Duntaulich 15th August the following year.
2 Catherine Campbell, daughter of John Campbell and Ann Stewart, born 11th May 1828, Innerhaddan, Fortingall.
3 Catherine Campbell, aged 35y, daughter of John Campbell (shepherd, deceased), and Ann Stewart (farmer), married William McGregor, farmer at Tighnacoille, aged 53y, son of William McGregor (crofter, deceased), and Isabella Mclean, on 6th October 1871 at Tighnacoille. Witnessed by John Robertson and Catherine Robertson.
4 Ann Stewart died at Tighnacoille on 2nd April 1880 aged 84 years. The death certificate was witnessed by James Menzies (son) although she was described as single. Her parents were given as Alexander Stewart, crofter, and Ann Stewart (same maiden name). See note 8.
5 Son of William McGregor, farmer, and Isabel Maclean. They were wed 19th January 1806, and both came from Bohespic, Isabel possibly from Tighmore.
6 Forename should be Roderick, not Patrick.
7 Roderick Livingstone, labourer at Bohally, aged 40 years, married Charlotte Stewart, merchant at Bohally, aged 48 years, on 28th September 1855. His parents were given as Murdoch Livingstone, small farmer (crofter), and Catherine Campbell of Gaoloch (Gairloch) parish.
8 Roderick Livingstone died 1880.
9 Charlotte's 1855 marriage certificate gives her parents as Alexander Stewart, farmer, and Ann Stewart (see note 4). It also says that she was a widow with two children from her previous marriage, one still alive in 1855.
10 Charlotte died at Tighnachoille on 29th November 1885.

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Gascan - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

The Enumerator did not distinguish between Gascan and Upper Gascan.

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Margaret Lamont1 pauper head u/m 65y Blair Atholl
2 Margaret McDonald2 farmer of 8 acres head widow 64y Blair Atholl
Duncan McDonald farmer and tailor son u/m 31y Rannoch
Janet McDonald dress-maker dau u/m 33y Rannoch
Donald McDonald son u/m 28y Rannoch
Margaret McDonald formerly dom. servant dau u/m 24y Blair Atholl
Jessie McDonald g. dau u/m 1y Blair Atholl
2 Charles Robertson3 farmer of 14 acres head widower 76y Blair Atholl
Duncan Robertson son u/m 32y Blair Atholl
Grace McDougall dom. servant servant u/m 48y Rannoch
Margaret Robertson herd servant u/m 13y Dull
3 Elizabeth Robertson4-10 farmer of 14 acres head widow 83y Rannoch
Charlotte Robertson dau u/m 36y Blair Atholl
Elizabeth Cumming dom. servant g.dau u/m 26y Rannoch

1 Margaret Lamont, single, pauper, died at Gaskan on 20th February 1876 aged 70 years. Parents given as William Lamont (i.e. McGilliwie), crofter, and Margaret Cumming.
2 Widow of Alexander McDonald, tailor
3 Charles Robertson in Bohespic married Janet McFarlan of Bohespic on 6th August 1826, Blair Atholl. He died in 1881.
4 Widow of Alexander Robertson who died 3rd February 1871, aged 98 years.
5 Alexander Robertson in Bohespic married Elizabeth Robertson of Camghouran (Cameron), Fortingall parish on 16th April 1809.
6 Alexander was the son of Donald Robertson, farmer, and Anne McFarlane.
7 Donald Robertson in Tomnasallan married Ann McFarlane in Craig on 6th August 1798.
8 Elizabeth was the daughter of Charles Robertson, carrier, and Catherine Cameron.
9 Charles Robertson married Catherine Cameron on 5th April 1783, Fortingall parish.
10 Elizabeth died 28th November 1871, aged 84 years.

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Tighmore - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 Peter Lamont1,2 farmer of 13 acres head marr 66y Blair Atholl
Ann Lamont3,4 wife marr 46y Rannoch
Betsy Robertson scholar niece u/m 8y Rannoch
2 Donald Lamont5 farmer of 5 acres head marr 50y Blair Atholl
Jane Lamont6,7 wife marr 36y Tenandry
William Lamont son u/m 15y Blair Atholl
Catherine Lamont scholar dau u/m 13y Blair Atholl
Peter Lamont scholar son u/m 9y Blair Atholl
Charles Lamont son u/m 2y Blair Atholl
3 John Cameron8 labourer head marr 50y Sunart,
Argyll
Duncan Cameron labourer son u/m 19y Blair Atholl

1 Son of William Lamond (McGilliwie) and Helen Low.
2 For information on William Lamond and his family, see - William Lamont (or McGilliwie) of Bohespic
3 Ann Robertson, born 15th March 1823, Logierait, daughter of Duncan Robertson, farmer Balmore, Rannoch, and Elizabeth McDonald.
4 Peter Lamont and Ann Robertson were married at Tummelbridge on 29th December 1860. The ceremony was witnessed by William Robertson and Peter Robertson.
5 Brother of Peter Lamont in first property.
6 Jane Douglas, daughter of Donald Douglas in Over Bohespic - for details of her ancestry see - The Douglas family of Borenich.
7 Donald Lamont and Jane Douglas were married on 26th June 1853.
8 John Cameron, ploughman, residing Nether Blairish in the parish of Fortingall and Janet Lamond residing at White Bridge Tollbar in this parish were duly proclaimed in order to marriage in the parish church of Dull and no objection offered. 25th May 1851.

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Over Bohespic - Blair Atholl Parish (district 3)

Dwelling Name Occupation Related Status Age Birth-place
1 James Stewart1-4 farmer of 30 acres head marr 59y Blair Atholl
Grace Stewart5 wife marr 46y Blair Atholl
Elizabeth Stewart dau u/m 22y Blair Atholl
Alexander Stewart6 son u/m 21y Blair Atholl
Margaret Stewart scholar dau u/m 12y Blair Atholl
Peter Stewart7 scholar son u/m 11y Blair Atholl
Donald Stewart8 scholar son u/m 8y Blair Atholl
John Stewart scholar son u/m 6y Blair Atholl
2 Donald Douglas9-13 farmer of 9 acres head widower 72y Tenandry
Catherine Douglas dau u/m 29y Tenandry
James Douglas son u/m 23y Blair Atholl
John A. Martin14-16 g.son u/m 9m Pitlochry

1 James Stewart in Balnauld and Grace McDonald in Balintuim married 18th January 1848, Blair Atholl.
2 James Stewart died at Balnearn, Foss, aged 79 years.
3 Family are at Balnauld of Strathtummel in the 1851 census.
4 There is a memorial stone to James Stewart of Bohespic in the Struan churchyard.
5 Daughter of Alexander McDonald and Elizabeth Dow of Balintuim of Strathtummel.
6 Alexander had consumption for 3 years before he died on 4th February 1879. The death is witnessed by his cousin, John Stewart of Pitaldonich.
7 Peter died in Edinburgh, aged 73 years.
8 Donald married Sarah Cameron. He died at Bailenearn, Pitlochry, aged 89 years.
9 For the ancestry of this family, see - The Douglas family of Borenich.
10 The son of James Douglas and Helen Douglas, born 19th July 1799 Blair Atholl.
11 Donald Douglas in Balintochich and Catherine Stewart in Tomintianda married 24 March 1833 Blair Atholl.
12 Catherine was the daughter of Duncan Stewart and Jean Dow in Tomintianda, born 14th September 1807, died of pneumonia 6th August 1868.
13 Family were at Balintochich, Strathtummel during the 1841 census.
14 Son of Alexander Martin, butler in Pitlochry, and Margaret Douglas.
15 Alexander Martin in Tighmore and Margaret Douglas, daughter of Donald Douglas married in 1866.
16 Alexander Martin jnr. died 15th November 1871.

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